I think I was an amaltas tree in my last life. Why else does a frisson run up my spine each time I look at that fount of yellow sprinklers? If you want to see Nature manifest its generosity, amaltas (Indian laburnum or Cassia fistula) can be a good study. By early April leaves shed and… Read More I was a tree in my last life!
Unique Trees of Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh Railway Creeper (Ipomoea cairica) is also known as Morning Glory. It is an evergreen creeper with delicate and beautiful mauve flowers. It can also have pink or whitish pink flowers. Railway Creeper is found in gardens, villages and practically on every railway station. The reason behind their… Read More Besharam – literally meaning shameless
Mahua: An Emblematic Tree of the Jungles of Central India Mahua (Madhuca longifolia) is an emblematic tree of the jungles of Central India. The botanical name Madhuca in Sanskrit means sweet. These trees are the loveliest when they have flowers in full bloom between late February and end of April. The leaves appear dusty pink… Read More Mahua: An Emblematic Tree of the Jungles of Central India